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President Buhari nominates Prof. Mahmood Yakubu for 2nd Term as INEC Chairman

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President Buhari nominates Prof. Mahmood Yakubu for 2nd Term as INEC Chairman

Prof. Yakubu

President Buhari has nominated Professor Mahmood Yakubu for 2nd Term in office  as Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman.

In a letter said to be presented to the Senate President, Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan, according to Special Assistant to President Buhari, on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, President Buhari stated that he is pleased to present for confirmation by the Senate, the nomination of Professor Mahmood Yakubu as INEC for a second and final time.

“I am pleased to present for confirmation by the Senate, the nomination of Professor Mahmood Yakubu for appointment as Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a second and final term.” President Buhari stated.

STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE

PRESIDENT BUHARI NOMINATES PROF MAHMOOD YAKUBU AS INEC CHAIRMAN FOR SECOND TERM IN OFFICE.

President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, for a second term in office.

In a letter to President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, the President said in accordance with the provision of Section 154 (1) of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (as amended), “I am pleased to present for confirmation by the Senate, the nomination of Professor Mahmood Yakubu for appointment as Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for a second and final term.”

Prof Yakubu was first appointed by President Buhari in November 2015.

Femi Adesina
Special Adviser to the President
(Media and Publicity)
October 27, 2020

 

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